Full Name
Ricky Buch
Job Title
Chief Technology Officer
Speaker Bio
Ricky Buch is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Powertrust. Ricky has extensive experience with all aspects of DRE from his work at General Electric, where he led the design and deployment of solar hybrid mini-grid systems, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, India, and Asia. While at General Electric, he successfully led discussions which resulted in a signed memorandum with the Government of Indonesia’s Ministry of Villages, Disadvantaged Regions Development, and Transmigration (KEMEDES) for the electrification of 500 remote communities. He also oversaw deployments of solar hybrid systems in India, Ethiopia, and Australia. Ricky also worked as a short-term consultant for the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program’s Global Facility for Mini-grids, where he authored content for ESMAP’s recently-published “Mini-grids for Half a Billion People” report regarding private sector participation in the energy access space.
Ricky Buch